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The Week in iOS Apps: Albert Einstein's brain | Macworld

The Week in iOS Apps: Albert Einstein's brain | Macworld | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
This week’s roundup of iOS apps is all about the multimedia entertainment: We’ve got video, we’ve got music, we’ve got games, and we’ve got the brain of Albert Einstein. Really.
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BYOD - will it impact iPads in schools? | iPad in Schools

BYOD - will it impact iPads in schools? | iPad in Schools | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
There is a trend taking place throughout the corporate world called BYOD - bring your own device. How will that trend impact schools - administration, teaching and learning?
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NetGrail's comment, September 28, 2012 1:50 PM
YO
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iPad Today 117 | TWiT.TV

iPad Today 117 | TWiT.TV | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Sarah and guest host Tom Merritt dish on their favorite news apps, Bad Piggies is #1, Camera+ for iPad hits the store, podcast tips, & more!
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New Multitouch Classroom Screen Is Like A 55″ iPad

New Multitouch Classroom Screen Is Like A 55″ iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
A new multitouch television is hitting the market at the end of this month and it's like a 55" iPad. In fact, it's got basically no bezel and could be stacked on top of each other to become a Voltron-esque Super iPad Wall.
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Camera+ Comes to the iPad | MacTrast

Camera+ Comes to the iPad | MacTrast | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Camera+, one of the most popular and feature-rich photography apps for the iPhone, has finally come to the iPad.
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Netop Introduces iPad Classroom Management

Netop Introduces iPad Classroom Management | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Netop have introduced Netop Vision™ Mobile, a new app for iPad classroom management. The worldwide leader in classroom management software is unleashing the power of the tablet to support instruction with a new free app for teachers that puts the full power of the desktop computer onto teachers’ iPads. Available today on the App Store, Netop Vision Mobile allows teachers to access all of the educational resources on their desktop PC from iPad."

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These iPad Video Apps Will Make You Look Like a Professional | PadGadget

These iPad Video Apps Will Make You Look Like a Professional | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"After taking the best of the best video apps for a test-drive, I have narrowed down the list to three that can be considered must-haves for anybody with a little footage to edit."

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Polaroid Instant App Comes to Apple’s iPad | Mobile Marketing Watch

Polaroid Instant App Comes to Apple’s iPad | Mobile Marketing Watch | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Venerable camera Polaroid announced Wednesday that the popular Mac app, Polaroid Instant, is now available on the iPad.
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Innovative iPad pilot study aids teaching and learning at UW-Madison

Innovative iPad pilot study aids teaching and learning at UW-Madison | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Technology innovation is bringing change to the university classroom and helping to extend learning to new, non-traditional spaces. The results of a recent pilot program at UW-Madison show that instructors employing iPad mobile devices can rethink and transform class activities, explore new and engaging possibilities with their students, and make efficient use of class time."

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Using the iPad to Evaluate and Make Data Driven Decisions | OLE Community Blog

Using the iPad to Evaluate and Make Data Driven Decisions | OLE Community Blog | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Data is incredibly important in the life of a 21st-century teacher. Our schools are evaluated based on student data. We are evaluated based on student data. And most importantly, our students’ achievement is measured in student data.
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Instant Expert: Secrets & Features of Apple TV 5.1 | iLounge Article

Instant Expert: Secrets & Features of Apple TV 5.1 | iLounge Article | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Following last week’s major release of iOS 6 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, Apple quietly rolled out Apple TV Software Update 5.1 for the second- and third-generation Apple TV. This latest update for Apple’s set-top box builds on the user interface enhancements introduced earlier this year, adds support for the Shared Photo Streams feature introduced in iOS 6 and adds several other enhancements including improvements to AirPlay support."

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iPads in Primary Education: iPad Training for a 21st Century Classroom

iPads in Primary Education: iPad Training for a 21st Century Classroom | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"The 'iPad Journey' continues at Spring Cottage Primary School with the introduction of 16 iPads in Key Stage 1, 16 iPads in Key Stage 2, both with a syncing/charging trolley and 63 iPod touches for children in Year 6."

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The New Essential Apps September 2012

The New Essential Apps September 2012 | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
iPhones. iPads. Android. Windows Phone. We've updated all of our essential apps lists to include a few forgotten favorites, some long awaited arrivals and, as always, even more amazing apps.
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A 21st Century Apple for the Teacher: From Pre-K to Grad School, Educators Embrace the iPad | PadGadget

A 21st Century Apple for the Teacher: From Pre-K to Grad School, Educators Embrace the iPad | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
From digital textbooks to edu-apps, the iPad is an undeniable asset for students of all ages, but kids don’t get to have all the fun. There are multiple ways that teachers and professors can use the iPad to educate, communicate, and stay organized.
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Mobile iPad Lab on the Cheap: DYI Charging Cart | Technology Integration | Ed Tech Thoughts from the Space Coast

Mobile iPad Lab on the Cheap: DYI Charging Cart | Technology Integration | Ed Tech Thoughts from the Space Coast | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"So the essential question was: “Could I innovate and make my own iPad Lab Charging Cart?”"

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Pocketables – Windows is a nice iPad app to have around

Pocketables – Windows is a nice iPad app to have around | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"There was a bit of controversy around the launcher of Splashtop 2, but aside from some questionable business practices, my first impressions with the new improved connection speed was good. I’ve had a bit of time to use it more since then, and I want to change that initial impressions. Splashtop 2 is really good. "

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5B become iPad game developers! › Davyhulme Primary School

5B become iPad game developers! › Davyhulme Primary School | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
We have been using the iPads to help develop our Literacy, ICT and Art skills with a exciting project.
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5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them)

5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
While we’ve witnessed many effective approaches to incorporating iPads successfully in the classroom, we’re struck by the common mistakes many schools are making with iPads, mistakes that are in some cases crippling the success of these initiatives.
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FlickinAmazing for iPad | PhotographyBLOG

FlickinAmazing for iPad | PhotographyBLOG | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"FlickinAmazing is a full-screen Flickr client for the Apple iPad. Optimised for the multiple cores and Retina displays of modern tablets, this app helps you discover, save and share the most beautiful images hosted by Flickr."

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Open Apps with Siri on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

Open Apps with Siri on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Siri now lets you launch applications by just speaking a simple command to the iPhone, iPod, or iPad. This is a great feature for a variety of obvious reasons, and using it is simple:"

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Difference Between The iPad 2 And iPad 3 | Geeky Gadgets

Difference Between The iPad 2 And iPad 3 | Geeky Gadgets | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"If you are looking to buy one of Apple’s iPads there are currently two different models available, the iPad 2 and the new iPad which is also know as the iPad 3, this article is designed to explain the difference between the iPad 2 and iPad 3 to help you choose which one is best for you."

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Stuck in Guided Access with iOS 6? Here’s How to Escape

Stuck in Guided Access with iOS 6? Here’s How to Escape | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Guided Access, or what we to call “Kid Mode”, is a fantastic addition to iOS that lets you lock an iPhone or iPad into a single app. Well, great when it works as it’s intended, but it appears there’s a pretty frustrating bug that makes the feature work a little too well once it’s enabled in iOS 6 with some apps: triple-clicking the Home button doesn’t summon anything and you’re stuck in an app! This leaves you unable to leave Guided Access mode, but here’s a workaround to get out of it until the bug is resolved:"

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iPad Voice Dictation: Commands List & Tips | iPad Insight

iPad Voice Dictation: Commands List & Tips | iPad Insight | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Voice Dictation, or just Dictation as Apple calls it, is one of my favorite features of iOS on the iPad.
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Kirk Fontaine's comment, September 30, 2012 9:55 AM
Although I do not have an iPad I am dictating this through my MacBook Pro – I do love dictation although it does have it's quirks
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Atomic Learning App Now Available Free in iTunes | Atomic Learning Blogs

Atomic Learning App Now Available Free in iTunes | Atomic Learning Blogs | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Educators now have one-touch access to training and resources to meet district challenges and learning objectives with the Atomic Learning App – available for free download in the Apple iTunes store. "

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